United Mechanical 40-Midwest Modifieds Tour At Speedway Saturday


The #OpenWheelWarriors will return, after a 15-year hiatus, to the Salem Speedway, Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery, for the #UnitedMechanical40, which also serves as the 2nd event of the 2024 King of the High-Banks Triple Crown Series, presented by Mays Tire & Service Center on Saturday, June 8.

The #OpenWheelWarriors return, for the first time since June 6, 2009, to the famed 0.555 mile high-banked paved oval located north of the Indiana / Kentucky state line and west of Scottsburg in Salem.

The eventual series champion that season, Scotty Tomasik, scored the victory that day over former event winner at the track, Kyle Jones as Mike Carroll, 2005, #MMTpbWT champion Harold Scott and Joe Axsom were the Top 5.

The 40-lap feature, paying $3,000 to win and $700 just to start, will mark the 9th all-time appearance at the iconic facility in the Modern Era (2000-present).

Previous winners at Salem Speedway (Modern Era 2000-current) are
1. Rodney Scott 2
2. Tim Taylor 1
2. Bobby Murany 1
2. Gary Bedell 1
2. Brad Springer 1
2. Kyle Jones 1
7. Scotty Tomasik 1

More recently, the Modifieds did race at the historic speed plant in an unsanctioned event, back on April 3, 2022, as 1998 #MMTpbWT Champion Jeff Lane set the Modern Day Modifieds Track Record with an 18.733 = 106.657mph in qualifying. The now 60-year-old veteran from Knightstown then won the feature over his son, Colby Lane, and current Inline Tube Rookie of the Year Points Leader J.J. Schafer, who were the Podium Finishers
#UnitedMechanical40 Payout: 1st-$3,000, 2nd-$2,000, 3rd-$1,500, 4th-$1,250, 5th-$1,000, 6th-$975, 7th-$950, 8th-$900, 9th-$875, 10th-$850, 11th-$825, 12th-$800, 13th-$790, 14th-$780, 15th-$770, 16th-$760, 17th-$750, 18th-$740, 19th-$730, 20th-$720, 21st-$710, 22nd-24th-$700 to start.
Joining the #MMTpbWT combatants will be the CRA Street Stocks Series and the Vores Compact Touring Series. Racing will start at 7 p.m.

Can't make the trip? Watch LIVE on Racing America as the voice of the #MMTpbWT, Matt Prieur and the voice of track, Will Greenwell, have the call.

Reminder, a separate points standings are kept for the 2024 King of the High-Banks Triple Crown Series. After round one, which was back on April 6 at Bristol Motor Speedway (TN), Cody Stickler leads the way in the standings after sweeping both the Economy Auto Parts Fast Qualifier Award and then going to Victory Lane in the #OwossoSpeedway40.

A McIntyre Jewelry championship ring goes to the winner of the three-race mini-series, which concludes on Labor Day Monday, September 1, at Winchester Speedway (IN).

Additionally, the Pulver Asphalt Paving Winner’s Circle Program continues in Salem. The Winner's Circle Program will again feature points fund earnings (totaling $23,500) to be distributed throughout the 2024 campaign to the top 10 in the season long points chase after each and every event.

Here's How It Works

The Top 10 in the #MMTpbWT points standings going into each and every event will receive the "Pulver Asphalt Paving Winners Circle" points fund bonus with Incremental increases throughout the remainder of the season, after each and every race, as long as they remain in the top 10 in the season long points chase
Loyalty to the premier Open-Wheel Modified Tour in the Great Lakes / Midwestern Region of the flag throughout the 2024 campaign, results in points fund monies for the top
10 after each event, all the way up to the 19th Annual Run For The Gun 50 on Friday and Saturday, October 11-12, at Winchester Speedway (IN).

For Salem :
1. $200.00 (Matt Dimit)
2. $190.00 (Brian Nester)
3. $180.00 (Buddy Gray)
4. $170.00 (Greg Fullarton)
5. $160.00 (Andy Booten)
6. $150.00 (Thomas Mays)
7. $140.00 (Danny Jackson)
8. $130.00 (J.J. Schafer)
9. $120.00 (Cody Stickler)
10. $110.00 (Wesley Smith)

#MMTpbWT | #OpenWheelWarriors | #KingOfTheHighBanks | #UnitedMechanical40


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